Zika virus screening recommendations updated

Zika virus screening recommendations for pregnant women receiving care in Nova Scotia have been updated and are available in the clinical guidelines section of the RCP website. They include the following resources:

  • Summary of recommendations, updated Dec 1, 2017
  • Zika Testing in Pregnancy Algorithm - Interim Guidance, updated June 3, 2016
  • Zika Clinical Information Data Sheet, to be submitted along with lab test requisitions
  • Congenital Zika Syndrome Testing Algorithm - Interim Guidance, updated Feb 2, 2018
  • Letters issued by Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health